[Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, February 28, 1845]

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Letter from [Ludwig Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] detailing which letters have been received, sent and answered. He goes on to discuss in detail a financial disagreement themselves and a friend of Castro's in Paris. He asks several questions regarding the land in Texas and discusses the unusually long, severe winter and how it has affected their colonization plans. A copy of a letter from someone in Altdorf stating that a widow had returned from Texas and was telling everyone how horrible it was and how her husband starved to death. As a result, few colonists were willing to come ... continued below

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[20] p. ; 28 cm.

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Huth, Ludwig February 28, 1845.

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Letter from [Ludwig Huth] to [Ferdinand] Louis [Huth] detailing which letters have been received, sent and answered. He goes on to discuss in detail a financial disagreement themselves and a friend of Castro's in Paris. He asks several questions regarding the land in Texas and discusses the unusually long, severe winter and how it has affected their colonization plans. A copy of a letter from someone in Altdorf stating that a widow had returned from Texas and was telling everyone how horrible it was and how her husband starved to death. As a result, few colonists were willing to come from her town. He also discusses Pfanner's plans and a financial disagreement with Isabelle.

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[20] p. ; 28 cm.

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Huth, Ludwig. [Letter from Ludwig Huth to Ferdinand Louis Huth, February 28, 1845], letter, February 28, 1845; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth188376/: accessed November 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.